ETSU men's golf finishes 14th at Hall of Fame Invitational

Sunday, March 21, 2004

HUMBLE, Texas (March 21, 2004) - The East Tennessee State men's golf team finished in 14th after final round play Sunday in the Hall of Fame Invitational at the Redstone Golf Club. ETSU junior Jeremy Hobson (Thonotosassa, Fla.) and freshman Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) led the Bucs, finishing tied for 43rd at 7-over-par 223 for the event, as the Bucs posted a team score of 904.

On the team leaderboard, Arizona (846) ran away with the title, firing a final round 286 to finish at 18-under for the event, six strokes better than second-place Oklahoma State. As for the individual championship, Arizona's Chris Nallen continued to play well, firing a final-round, 2-under-par 70 to go along with his pair of 66s, as he bested OSU's Alex Noren by six strokes.

As for the rest of the Bucs, sophomores Noel Kavanagh (Westport, Ireland) and Andrew Paduch (Johnson City, Tenn.) finished tied for 64th and 69th, respectively, while junior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales) finished tied for 73rd.

The Bucs will return to action April 3-4 at the Cleveland Golf Classic in Augusta, Ga. See accompanying statistic sheet for complete results.

Hall of Fame Invitational
Redstone Golf Club
Humble, TX
Dates: Mar 19 - Mar 21

Team Results
1. Arizona 277 283 286 =846 (-18)
2. Oklahoma State 289 278 285 =852 (-12)
3. Texas 283 278 292 =853 (-11)
4. Oklahoma 286 284 284 =854 (-10)
5. New Mexico 290 280 297 =867 (+3)
6. TCU 283 291 298 =872 (+8)
7. Arkansas 283 294 298 =875 (+11)
8. Arizona State 288 287 304 =879 (+15)
9. UNLV 287 294 300 =881 (+17)
10. Texas A&M 283 291 310 =884 (+20)
11. Francis Marion 288 298 301 =887 (+23)
12. Minnesota 295 288 305 =888 (+24)
13. Rice 299 291 303 =893 (+29)
14. ETSU 294 304 306 =904 (+40)
15. Houston 304 295 308 =907 (+43)
16. Averett 329 324 327 =980 (+116)
 
Individual Results
1 Chris Nallen Arizona 66 66 70= 02 -14
2 Alex Noren Okla. State 71 68 69= 08 -8
3 Jason Hartwick Texas 74 65 70= 09 -7
T4 Carlos Del Moral, Okla. 73 69 68= 10 -6
T4 Tyler Leon, Okla. St. 73 68 69= 10 -6
 
ETSU Results
T43 Jeremy Hobson 74 72 77= 23
T43 Rhys Davies 73 73 77= 23
T64 Noel Kavanagh 74 79 76= 29
T69 Andrew Paduch 73 81 76= 30
T73 Cennydd Mills 74 80 79= 33
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